Recently, I discovered his books–some very technical Tantra; some down-to- earth wisdom. Lama Yeshe’s same gift was present in both modes. Although, my . Introduction to Tantra: The Transformation of Desire eBook: Lama Yeshe, Philip Glass, Jonathan Landaw, Jonathan Landaw: : Kindle Store. Introduction to Tantra has ratings and 31 reviews. Polly said: I’ve been reading a lot of Lama Yeshe lately; currently he’s my favorite guru. He is f.

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I’m also reading several of his more obscure books, which I’m getting a lot out of but I would be hesitant to recommend them to anyone else I know, unless they were as obsessed with combining tantra, humanism, mysticism, and social justice as I am — oh, and if you meet someone like that, be sure to give them my phone number. Ultimately, the introductio sounds like more of a sales pitch than anything, constantly boasting of all the amazing things that will happen if you follow what they say, constantly reminding you to suppress your critical thought while also claiming to be something that is “scientific”, that you can try the techniques out for yourself.

Feb 28, Florin Pitea rated it it was amazing. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Introduction to Tantra : The Transformation of Desire

Such enlightened beings have achieved a state introductioj which there is no separation or distinction between high and low; there is only the complete equality of the enlightened experience. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x I don’t think life is as simple as having one clearly defined mission. I don’t buy that. Oct 28, Gerd added it.


To help solve this problem, Shakyamuni Buddha taught methods for breaking out of our ego prison and identifying ourselves with the enlightened beings of the past, present and future.

For example, It would perhaps be more useful to view the descriptions of reincarnation as strictly metaphorical, representing actual and ephemeral mental states from moment-to-moment rather than spanning physical lifetimesin doing so there arises a profound awareness that can radically alter consciousness to cease the very ego grasping and striving so artfully described in this book.

The information in it was contradictory, and overall although there were a few tidbits yeeshe vital information and a few bits of interesting and what could be useful information Bodhisattva Sanskrit byang chub sems dpa Tibetan A introducrion trainee who has generated the altruistic mind of boddhicitta and is on the path to full enlightenment.

What are the results? Introduction to Tantra is the best available clarification of a subject laa is often misunderstood.

Introduction to Tantra: The Transformation of Desire by Lama Thubten Yeshe

As a prerequisite for the successful practice of tantra, the development of bodhicitta is absolutely necessary Introduxtion has been said by all masters that to be properly qualified to practise tantra, we must possess a very strong bodhicitta motivation. Looking for beautiful books? This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Ultimately, Lama Yeshe actually states ‘We won’t get anywhere if we try to learn from a book, hoping to figure things out ourselves,’ and that ‘guru-yoga is the root of the tantric path. He spent six years living in northern India studying Tibetan Buddhism and is tantrs editor and author of a number of Buddhist books, including Wisdom Energy intrkduction Buddhism for Dummies.


So it’s hard to buy some of the claims they make, especially when they’re alongside statements like “this one person cured their cancer by changing their thinking! May 11, Rhonda rated it it was amazing. Introduction to Tantra By Lama Yeshe.

Introduction to Tantra: The Transformation of Desire

As the title of the book says, it is a good introduction to tantra. Mar 19, Ian Willis rated it really liked it.

In the buddhist tantric tradition the source of this inspiration is the guru lama in Tibetan: It’s a book about the mind by someone who is clearly not up to date on all the new knowledge we’ve gained on how the brain actually works. For me it showed me how “leaky” I was with my desire, and how much effort and energy goes into factors which weren’t getting me anywhere and just making me frustrated. The concepts are pretty universal in my introdjction and could be just as useful to someone pursuing an Abrahamic or Pagan path as an Eastern one hell, even a tajtra path.

Those sorts of statements sound just like every other religion and cult. Mahayana literature speaks of two types of boddhicitta: Unfortunately, I found it to be full of a lot of woo.

Jun 23, Lisa Eskra rated it really liked it. About Lama Thubten Yeshe. Or cure their cancer with positive thinking.